“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”
– Maya Angelou
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, and Happy Holidays!
Some Fun Memories from 2019!
Recipe to Try
This refreshing holiday punch has a gorgeous raspberry color and tangy flavor. To complete the magic, we garnish the glasses with lime wedges.
— Tahnia Fox, Trenton, Michigan
Festive Holiday Punch
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD: 14 servings (3/4 cup each).
1 bottle (64 ounces) cranberry-raspberry juice, chilled
1 can (12 ounces) frozen raspberry lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 bottle (2 liters) lemon-lime soda, chilled
Lime wedges, optional
How to Make It
In a punch bowl, mix juice and lemonade concentrate. Stir in soda; top with raspberries. Serve over ice. If desired, garnish glasses with lime wedges.
25 Days of Acts of Kindness
1. Say thank you
Seriously – this can go a long way!
2. Support a small business
Help grow your local economy and support small business owners this Holiday season.
3. Create care packages
You can create care packages for the homeless, police officers, soldiers, or even students!
4. Write letters to deployed soldiers
5. Hold the door open for someone
6. Pay for someone’s meal
Either behind you, in front of you, or randomly at a restaurant – pay for someone’s meal, and leave a quick note!
7. Give a compliment
8. Leave a friendly note in a library book
9. Donate used books
10. Pick up litter
11. Donate to a charity
12. Volunteer at a shelter
volunteering your time can mean a lot!
13. Send a handwritten letter
In the digital age, a handwritten letter is a great way to personalize a message.
14. Bake cookies for police and firefighters
15. Donate on Go Fund Me
Donate to individuals through Go Fund Me, a great way for people to fundraise for personal reasons.
16. Pay for someone’s food
17. Tell family members you love them
18. Shovel snow for a neighbor
19. Donate your extra change at the grocery store to charity
20. Cook dinner for someone
Cook dinner for a pair of newlyweds, your neighbors, or new parents!
21. Help a friend
22. Donate food
23. Babysit for free
24. Ask others to pay it forward
25. Have a great Christmas!
Elks National Hoop Shoot
Free Throw Contest
Sat Dec 7th 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Tonto Apache Gym,
30 Tonto Apache Reservation, Payson, AZ
Wreaths Across America
Sat Dec 14th 9:00am – 11:00am
Green Valley Park – Payson Pioneer Cemetary
& Mountain Meadows Memorial Park
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